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The following position is offered with a remuneration package in line with qualifications and experience. Ideal applicants should be enthusiastic, flexible and committed to the principles underlying Personal Outcomes Measures and will demonstrate values in keeping with the organisations low arousal philosophy and human rights based approach to service delivery.

Team Leader (Residential Supports)

The Role:
We are looking for a highly motivated professional to lead a team in providing residential supports to adults with intellectual disabilities. You will work closely with the Service Manager, providing supervision and leadership to the staff team, ensuring that a high standard of care and support is delivered to service users living in their own homes in the community. You will work in a way that is consistent with WALK’s ethos and values, in a safe, respectful, empathetic and person-centred manner that promotes inclusion in community life.

Working Hours:169 hours per month on a roster basis including weekends and sleepovers.

Location:South side of Dublin.

Salary:€40,000 - €48,000 DOE.

Selection Criteria:

Candidates Must:

  • Demonstrate values in line with the organisations low arousal philosophy and human rights based approach to service delivery.
  • A relevant third level qualification in social care or related field
  • Experience leading teams supporting older people in the social care sector
  • Demonstrated ability to support older people with complex needs (mental health challenge and/or challenging behaviour) in community settings
  • Experience working with quality systems such as POMS, CQL or PQASSO.

It is desirable that candidates:

  • Have experience supporting individuals whose behaviour can challenge.
  • Have a full drivers license
  • Have a management/supervisory qualification
  • Experience supporting adults with intellectual disabilities
  • Experience leading team to support adults with intellectual disabilities
  • Knowledge and experience of implementing national standards and regulations.

Closing Date: Friday 14th July 2017 at 5pm.

Application Details
Application is by completed application form by email to recruitment@walk.ie. Informal enquires can be made to Austin at 4290053.

Team Leader Job Description



WALK is an equal opportunities employer

WALK are leaders in a movement for change. Empowering people with disabilities to live self determined lives in an equal and inclusive society.

We are now looking to fill fulltime, part-time and relief positions in our residential team based in Dublin.

Please see attached job descriptions for full details

Applications by completed application form to recruitment@walk.ie by 9am on Monday 30th June 2017. Informal enquiries may be made to Austin O’Sullivan at austin@walk.ie or 01-4290053

Residential Support Staff Job Description

Residential Relief Staff Job Description

Community Connector

 We are now looking for a Community Connector to join out Day Services team based in Dublin 12.

Please see attached job descriptions for full details

Applications by completed application form to recruitment@walk.ie by 9am on Monday 12th June 2017. Informal enquiries may be made to Austin O’Sullivan at austin@walk.ie or 01-4290053

attached job description      

connector application form

WALK: Residential Support Staff & Job Coach

We are now looking to fill the following positions based in Dublin:

  • Residential Support Staff

  • Job Coach

Please see attached job descriptions for full details

Applications by CV and cover letter to recruitment@walk.ie by 9am on Monday 22nd May 2017. Informal enquiries may be made to Austin O’Sullivan ataustin@walk.ieor 01-4290053

 

residential support staff job description

walk job coach Description

 

WALK: Residential Service Coordinator (Person in Charge)

WALK are leaders in a movement for change. Empowering people with disabilities to live self determined lives in an equal and inclusive society.

We are now looking for a Residential Service Coordinator (Person in Charge) to join our team.

Applications by CV and cover letter to recruitment@walk.ie by 9am on Monday 24th April. Informal enquiries may be made to Eamonn Teagueat eamonn@walk.ie or 01-4650388

Please see attached Job Description

Region:

Dublin

Expiry date:

24/04/17

Date Entered/Updated:

03/04/17



                                         


Relief Residential Support Workers Required


WALK are leaders in a movement for change, empowering people with disabilities to live self-determined lives in an equal and inclusive society.

We are looking for people who are available on an ‘if and when required’ basis to join our relief panel of residential support workers. Candidates must possess the following:

  • A degree in a health related field, preferably social care or psychology
  • Experience working with people whose behaviour can challenge
  • Experience working with adults with autism is desirable
  • Availability to work at short notice is desirable
  • A full clean drivers license and a willingness to drive as part of the role is essential

WALK will provide training in the following areas:

  • Safe Guarding Vulnerable Adults,
  • Safe Administration of Medications,
  • Occupational First Aid,
  • Supporting People whose behaviour may challenge using a low arousal approach,
  • Fire Safety Training,
  • Manual Handling/ Patient Handling,
  • Induction to WALK & local induction to individual services,
  • Report Writing
  • and if required Epilepsy Training and also Autistic Practice Training

Hourly rate varies depending on qualifications and experience

Interested candidates should send a CV stating clearly stating ‘Relief Panel Application’ to recruitment@walk.ie.

Informal enquiries may be made to Austin O’Sullivan at 01-4290053


We recruit for the relief panel every quarter and applications are always welcome from people with a social care qualification and experience supporting people with intellectual disabilities.

All applications to be sent to recruitment@walk.iewith CV and cover letter

What we offer

There are many benefits to working at WALK.

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Scheme (operated by VHI)
  • Performance Development System
  • Dedicated learning and development plans
  • Up to 25 days Annual Leave.
  • Various leave types (conditions apply) marriage/civil partnership, paternity, compassionate, adoptive.
  • Paid maternity leave (conditions apply)
  • Permanent Health Insurance (conditions apply)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive salary 
  • Pension 7% Employers Contribution (subject to HSE funding)
  • Death in Service benefit of four times salary (conditions apply)
  • Further Education Scheme
  • Professional Subscriptions
  • Travel (bike-to-work schemes/tax saver commuter tickets)

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WALK Head Office, 1 Longmile Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12

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Phone: +353 (0)1 465 03 88
Fax: +353 (0)1 460 78 99
Email: info@walk.ie

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WALK is a registered Charity. Charity number is CHY 10777. Companies Registration Number 322400. Registered Charity Number (CRA Number) 20028008
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